- May 30, 2022
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
- The United Nations Habitat Program (UN-Habitat) is a global programme for Urban development that promotes sustainable human settlements.
- It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
- As an inter-governmental policy-making and decision-making body, the Governing Council of UN-Habitat seeks to promote an integral and comprehensive approach to human settlements, assist the countries and regions in addressing human settlement problems and strengthen cooperation among all countries on the human settlement issue.
- It was established with a vision to provide well-governed, well-planned and efficient cities and other human settlements. These settlements would have adequate housing and infrastructure along with enough basic necessities like water, sanitation and electricity.
- The State of the World’s Cities
- The Global Report on Human Settlements
- New Urban Agenda
- Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Local Bodies – The Future We Want